Definition of Mess


  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    "a batch of letters"
    "a deal of trouble"
    "a lot of money"
    "he made a mint on the stock market"
    "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
    "it must have cost plenty"
    "a slew of journalists"
    "a wad of money"
    - good deal - great deal - quite a little - tidy sum
  • a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
    - mess hall
  • a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
  • soft semiliquid food
    "a mess of porridge"
  • informal terms for a difficult situation
    "he got into a terrible fix"
    "he made a muddle of his marriage"
    - kettle of fish
  • a state of confusion and disorderliness
    "the house was a mess"
    "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"


  • make a mess of or create disorder in
    "He messed up his room"
    - mess up
  • eat in a mess hall
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble mess

7 unscramble word found using the letters mess.

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